Definition of open source

Rick Moen rick at
Sat Nov 6 23:39:32 UTC 2004

Quoting Alan Rihm (alan at

> It seems to come down to opinions on what open source should be. My
> opinion is that there is room for another definition.


Your attempting to establish such a definition would, I expect, result
in rather a large number of annoyed people giving you a hard time -- and
you would deserve it richly.  (OSI's certification mark would be
absolutely not available, in such cases, but your problems would only
start, there.)

Noted without comment:

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